The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Life Sciences
UK / Wales
Rank 91 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 3 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.22% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.73% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £52,500 £27,864 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+88.41% -38.08%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
331 412 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.26% 29.92% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 247 341 380
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Life Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Wales

Life Science
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 3 £52,500 -
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Life Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Life Science.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Informatics
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Physics
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (57.14%) Health Informatics
1 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Research Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
1 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Health Informatics
1 4 (57.14%) Informatics
1 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
1 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
1 4 (57.14%) Physics
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) QMS
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Product Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft